Andalusia
Orange blossom Tea by piccavey

In Andalusia many old traditions are still in place today. This is part of the charm of living in Southern Spain. The collection of orange blossom is still done by some locals. In the South of Spain as the region

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Ecija Spanish Tapas

ow a Spanish Tapas night at home? Spanish Tapas aren´t that complicated to actually make yourself. (No matter where you live in the world) It´s not going to be ambitious. I promise there will be no hard to find complicated

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The Return Book Victoria hislop

50 Spain Books A list of Spain Books for all those who love Spanish food, history and culture. I am often asked for reading recommendations about Spain themes. As I read quite a lot myself, I thought I´ve created a

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Things to Do in Granada Alcaiceria

Some of the shops in Granada that I head to when I want to look at shiny new things and enjoy an afternoon of window shopping. Sometimes retail therapy is the best way to add a little sparkle to a

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Atmosphere at the Seville Fair

Perhaps the best time to visit Seville is for the Spring Fair. Each year in April, thousands of people visit the largest and most celebrated festival in Andalusia. The Seville Fair; or as the locals call it – Feria de Abril.

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Alcudia Mallorca Spain Blog

Expat life in Spain can be an adventure and a new start. After the intial settling in period, the novelty of life abroad may wane. When the daily routine sets in, things may seen more challenging. From Spain Visa & Residency

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Ecija Seville

Ecija is known as the City of Towers. Located in the centre of Andalucia this city in Seville province has a fascinating past. If you get chance to visit, discover its Roman history, see its beautiful architecture and taste the

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Torre del Oro in Seville by piccavey July 2018

Romantic Spain Maybe it’s the flowing red wine, the tempting tapas or that something special in romantic spain which makes it so irresistible to romantic travellers. Spending your Honeymoon in Spain has got everything a romantic getaway could ask for. This vibrant,

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Alhambra tickets March 2017

Just in 2018 2.766.887 people visited the Alhambra Palace. Tickets to the monument can be tricky to purchase, particularly at peak times of the year.  Booking ahead for your visit is imperative. Reserving as soon as you can you will guarantee

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Easter Wax on Cera Semana Santa Granada Spain blog

The Semana Santa of Granada was declared an International interest in 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and there are many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Semana Santa processions attract huge crowds particularly in Seville, Malaga and

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